Thursday, April 22, 2010

Arthur Grimshaw - Out with the Ebbing Tide

signed and dated 'Arthur E.Grimshaw.1893.' (lower right) and further signed and inscribed 'Out with the Ebbing Tide/Arthur E.Grimshaw' (on an old label attached to the reverse)
oil on board
7 7/8 x 13¾ in.
Price Realized £4,560

Son of John Atkinson Grimshaw, Arthur trained as a musician and was organist and choirmaster of St Anne's Roman Catholic Cathedral in Leeds from 1883. Later in the decade he composed various songs, part-songs and melodies for string orchestra.

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